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  • a minute ago
    I'm really impressed with your gynae for doing this. Yes, it is a good thing. Even it turns out you don't have endo it means your gynae has listened to you and has their head screwed on. Best of luck with the specialist. x
  • 6 minutes ago
    I never really know the answer to that. Maybe try both (separately though, as you don't want the hot water battle to melt the ice hee hee!) and see what works best for you? Curiosity got the better of me though and googling this seems to suggest ...
  • 14 minutes ago
    Wow I'm feeling much more positive now thank you ladies I had started to think I must have got it totally wrong and what do I know but your right I am the one suffering and need to be more assertive in getting my point across I'm always the one ...
  • 41 minutes ago
    It is indeed a good thing. Some general gynaes wont admit there is be someone better out there who can help you and proceed to treat you within the limits of their experience / surgical skill. It is great that your gynae has actually referred ...
  • an hour ago
    Thank you lovely lady. Do you think it's better to put heat or cold on my back? How are you today
  • an hour ago
    Hi, I just wanted to ask if anyone experienced heavy bleeding after having a laparoscopy? I had my lap on a Wed and started bleeding a little a couple of days later. I've been bleeding for nine days now and it's getting heavier. I'm taking cerelle...
  • an hour ago
    This is similar to something I do http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bLdUHiJhvGM Decide for yourself if it's possible especially considering the other things going on in your abdomen and maybe get someone to help you. Ozzy? There are several others on ...
  • an hour ago
    As I was on zoladex for over a year before and my migraine was awful to start with and side effects weren't nice. If I decide to have another lap it will be my 6th. I am so sick of all this. I just dont know what to do. Been under my gynae 25 ...
  • an hour ago
    Thanks Brownlow. The pain is severe if I sit down and when I try to stand up I get shooting pain down my bum all down my knee. I literally can't move for five minutes or so
  • an hour ago
    Oh dear, that's not good at all. Sorry to hear this. Sorry to scare you but you probably already know that there are some rare cases of endo wandering over to the sciatic nerve. The reason I know this is because I was worried this was happening ...
  • an hour ago
    Thank you
  • an hour ago
    Hi :-) it's good that you've been referred already to a gynae. It is awful & I sympathise as a lot of my symptoms were bowel related and I described my pain as contractions. I found using an antispasmodic like mebeverine and peppermint oil ...
  • an hour ago
    I could have written your post myself! All your symptoms are exactly what I experienced. I had to have tests such as a colonoscopy, ultrasound scans, blood tests etc before they agreed to a laparoscopy because my consultant believed it was a bowel...
  • an hour ago
    I'm in the same boat Hun and it's a horrible feeling, I am suffering with all the symptoms that endo brings sadly and it's not nice. I currently take fluoxetine to perk me up a bit as I'm down most of the time
  • an hour ago
    Definately sounds like endo. Has anyone mentioned the BSGE website so you can look for an endo specialist. Unfortunately even if if you go private you may end up seeing a normal gynae who potentially could fob you off again. The trick is to do ...
  • an hour ago
    Hi ladies I'm 26 and have suffered with really bad gastro issues for around a year, the doctor said I had irritable bowel. That didn't seem to be the case every month I have survive abdominal pain and I've had been admitted to A&E it's that bad ...
  • 2 hours ago
    My symptoms were all gastric symptoms. I had severe low abdominal pain all across my pelvis after ovulation that lasted on and off for around 3 days waking me from sleep. It felt like the pain you get with loose bowels. I had nausea at ovulation ...
  • 2 hours ago
    Well said YellowRose! A friend of mine was on gabapentin following brain surgery. This was for the purpose of preventing seizures so very little option there. I think you're right about weighing it up. Hope you're well today. x
  • 2 hours ago
    Hi KarenIovesKermit, Sorry to hear you are in so much pain. I agree with Barbara and in my experience I have received better advice from all the wonderful women on this site than my doctors. There are some very knowledgeable women on this site ...
  • 2 hours ago

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